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I Am a Night Owl

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    i like night. the dark.

    the quiet. the lack of human interaction. its when i am calmest... but there is also a darker side (see what i did there? darker? ok never mind) night is when i finally let myself think. this is not a good thing but i am not oblivious enough to deny the fact i am self...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    Almost 3:30 and I'm awake.

    I remembered that I have a pillow mist, made to help with sleeping. Let's see if that works tonight. (I also have one for stress).
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 12 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    Obviously. It's 2 am

    and I am wide awake. My "accidental" nap I had at 10 pm probably didn't help thingz much. Sometimes I feel like I am the only one up at this hour... The silence is nice, but trying to sleep during the noisy day stinks most days.
    maggiemae89 maggiemae89 22-25, F 17 Responses a week ago

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    My sleeping schedule is

    so messed up, I don't even know how I'll be able to fix it before school starts.. :P I didn't even wake up when my alarm rang 12 o'clock (I couldn't hear it) Instead I woke up 4:30 pm xD
    sweetiecake98 sweetiecake98 16-17, F 15 Responses Jan 4

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    I can never sleep. Thank god

    for the internet.
    sublife328 sublife328 46-50, F 12 Responses Aug 4, 2014

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    Urgh.. What's worse than staying up all

    night; is the fact that you struggle and fight just to fall asleep, only to toss and turn for the next 4/5 hours and wake up at the tiniest noise!! and then not being able to get back to sleep.... Hmm :/ stupid brain!!!!
    catho catho 18-21, F 13 Responses Oct 30, 2014

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    1poker 1poker 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 19

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    lifetolive39 lifetolive39 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 36 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    I love staying up late!

    !!! 😍 But in the morning I regret it... And yet, I still make this same mistake every night lol 😂
    ThisGirlCyndi ThisGirlCyndi 16-17, F 8 Responses Jul 11, 2014

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    netflixfoodwifi netflixfoodwifi 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 17

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    I usually just wonder the internet

    and watch youtube videos and listen to music . I don't usually go to bed till 3 , i used to fall asleep at 5am lol.
    Savagez Savagez 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    I can't sleep someone message

    or text but message for number
    ashleyrocksxoxo ashleyrocksxoxo 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    i wish i could stay up late

    and wake up early and be refreshed but it doesnt work like that. i love that the night is so calm and peaceful and no one bothers you. bc theyre asleep. i love playing my 3ds games and watching my favorite shows. its my new zen thing.
    gaiamoon82 gaiamoon82 31-35, F Jan 19

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    How is it like 1:20am?

    It was 11pm ten minutes ago... Was I really on YouTube that long?
    existJenna existJenna 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    For some reason, I spend all evening wasting

    time online, then I decide midnight is a good time to start cleaning the house. I should really just go to sleep
    Alisha32 Alisha32 31-35, F 14 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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    Savagez Savagez 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    My brain just won't shut off at all!

    Anyone else having this issue????
    KikiMouse KikiMouse 18-21, F 19 Responses Aug 14, 2014

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    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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    I love being awake at night,

    nights are so beautiful ?
    mydailylifeasme mydailylifeasme 18-21, F 13 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    I can't tell if I really can't sleep,

    or if I'm just choosing not to... Either way, I still have to be up in less than four hours.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I'm new and a night owl,

    any fellow insomniacs around?
    CallMeMystique CallMeMystique 18-21, F 27 Responses 5 days ago

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    Oh where oh where is Mr Sandman?

    This is day number three with no sleep.
    magnum64 magnum64 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate staying up till sunrise

    and waking up at 1 am lol. I want to be normal again :'( . Im a vampire .
    Savagez Savagez 13-15, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    xlovelybutterflyx xlovelybutterflyx 18-21, F 22 Responses Aug 29, 2014

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    I'm still up and is 12:00

    and my comes dad comes and checks on me and tells me your still not sleeping and tells me I need sleeping pills
    CookiePandas CookiePandas 18-21, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Welp. I midaswell call it a night.

    Its 6:08 am xD. Good thing i got no school haha
    Savagez Savagez 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I don't really fully wake up

    until 6 in the evening. That's when I have energy. I lay awake while my family sleeps at night. I am my best me at night. I'm more creative when the sun goes down and the world stops for a moment.
    Talice88 Talice88 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    I want to sleep, but

    if someone would engage me, that would be just as well. Keep my darker thoughts at bay.
    DarkStars1999 DarkStars1999 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    why do they call it being a "night owl".

    .. why not a "night elephant" or "night snail"?
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 24 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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    Maanuel Maanuel 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    It's that kind of night

    where I'm tired, but I don't want to sleep! But I'm too tired to actually do anything. Sigh! This is almost every night for me. either this, or I just can't sleep cause I'm not tired lol. Never a normal night!
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    FutileSuperiority FutileSuperiority 22-25 4 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    ..............Hoot HoOT Hooooot.

    ...................!!!!!
    meowmermaid meowmermaid 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    I am such a night owl.

    I love being in the night. It feels relaxing to me. When your driving and theres nobody on the roads..or I love walking in the dark after it rains (or while) and the smell of it and how it looks on the ground..just a small touch of a breeze. :)
    littlejxoxo littlejxoxo 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I am very much a night owl.

    It's only after the sun goes down that I really feel alive, and I find it much harder to sleep at night than by day. There's just something about the night time that I find so quiet and serene. The only trouble is that my current job is mostly day shifts so I have to get by...
    SonOfSartre SonOfSartre 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Who's still up? Somebody message me

    and keep me company at work.
    justthatxxxguy justthatxxxguy 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I like staying up late,

    watching tv, workin on my computer It's just got a diff feel at night
    Funnychase66 Funnychase66 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Sextoyyy13 Sextoyyy13 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just stood whole night watching streams

    and having a great laugh and generally have a good time... i should start sleeping the days... too bad stores are open during day :/
    Potchii Potchii 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    teeegreen teeegreen 18-21, F 16 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    canadachick430 canadachick430 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    I want to stay up but I know I can't

    because I'm a student and students must go to school in the daytime. I want a total nightlife, go walking through town, etc. everything seems to be more eye catching at night.
    LukaLuxAurelius LukaLuxAurelius 16-17, T 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    rgagich rgagich 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I've always preferred the night.

    I've worked years at a time doing night shift. I only stopped because I realise it's unhealthy to avoid the sun to that extent. Ah to be young and ignorant though.
    EndowedPanda EndowedPanda 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Stayed up till 4am last night

    and woke up at 1, missing all my classes for the day oops
    Mselisa Mselisa 16-17, F 6 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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    I have officially ****** up my sleep schedule.

    For five days now I have stayed up till 4 or 5 am and slept in the next day till 1 or 2 pm. And today I reached a new low. I was up till 6 am and slept in till 4:30 pm today. I haven't seen the sun in almost 2 days lol. I've gone nocturnal..oops.
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F 20 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    thom63 thom63 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I think it's just how i was born.

    I sleep the day away, and party all night through. Oh, and by party I mean sit in my bed, posting blogs, doing online shopping, watching netflix, and eating twice my body weight. Being a night owl is a privilege.
    eviesamermaid eviesamermaid 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    Tell Kukla Fran and Ollie Gambling is a

    terrible thing too waste
    toldall123 toldall123 51-55, F Jan 20

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    4am and wide awake. TGIF,

    let's have another beer lol
    fuckitol fuckitol 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 10, 2014

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